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Broken City

Billy Taggart (Mark Wahlberg), an ex-cop, is asked by the mayor of New York City (Russell Crowe) to find out with whom his wife (Catherine Zeta-Jones) is having an affair. But revealing the secret identity opens the door to a much bigger and more dangerous scandal. Get the movie review and more. »


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Violence: --
Sexual Content: --
Language: --
Drugs/Alcohol: --
Run Time: 109
Theater Release: 17 Jan 2013
Video Release: 30 Apr 2013
MPAA Rating: R
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Why Is Broken City Rated R?

This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:


- Frequent non-graphic violence.

- Brief explicit violence.

- Violent acts shown in a realistic manner with details, blood and tissue damage.

- Depictions of beating and shooting with some blood and detail shown.

- Disturbing scenes.

Sexual Content:

- Breast nudity seen in a sexual content.

- Simulated sexual activity.

- Five instances of sexual language.

- Sexual references and innuendo.

- Embracing and kissing.


Approximately 116 instances of profanity and coarse language, including:

- Pervasive use of the sexual expletive and variations, sometimes in an aggressive or sexual context.

- Frequent use of scatological slang, profanity, cursing, crude sexual references, and vulgar expressions.

-  Infrequent use of sexual slurs.

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Frequent portrayals of alcohol use and abuse.

- Tobacco use.

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